CANDIAC, QC, March 5, 2013 (Press Release) -Cascades is pleased to announce that the expansion of its Tissue Group plant in Lachute, Québec, has received the coveted LEED Gold certification. The plant is the first paper manufacturing facility to obtain LEED-NC (New Construction) certification in the Canadian paper industry.
The Environmental Performance RewardedRead more
Wausau Paper's environmental efforts were acknowledged Jan. 24 by the Southwest Ohio Water Environment Association when they were awarded the Karl G. Voelkel Industry Award at the annual industrial Waste Conference at the Marriott Conference Center in Dayton. The honor, according to the association, recognizes "outstanding environmental achievement."Read more
As we begin a new year, gastroenteritis and the flu have hit hard. We know that hand washing is crucial to limit their spread, especially in public places. A recent study by the renowned Mayo Clinic, whose conclusions Cascades supports, sheds some light on the major role that inadequate hand drying plays in the spread of germs and bacteria.
Drying with paper towels the best optionRead more
The Georgia-Pacific Wauna Mill, which annually produces approximately 20 million cases of tissue, towel and napkin products, installed three new air compressors and two new dryers that have, employees estimated, lowered energy consumption at the facility by 5.5 million kilowatt hours, or approximately 1.5 percent, per year.Read more
A total of 11 companies received the award because they are transparent about their production process or achieve outstanding environmental performance with a specific product. Van Houtum is the only winner from the Netherlands.Read more